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23 May 2018
1:13 pm

Dead baby discovered at Newcastle landfill site

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One of the workers, known as Lucky, explained the baby was found in a plastic refuse bag.

The Newcastle landfill site where a dead baby's body was discovered in May this year.

A baby’s body was found at the Newcastle landfill site in KwaZulu-Natal earlier today, May 23, Newcastle Advertiser reports.

According to eyewitnesses at the scene, the baby was discovered early morning by one of the recycling workers.

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The body of a baby covered in maggots and flies was found dumped at the Newcastle Landfill.

One of the workers, known as Lucky, explained the baby was found in a plastic refuse bag.

Officials have not yet arrived on the scene, and further investigations are pending.

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